Panama City, Florida

C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc. (CWR) is seeking to fill an entry-level Construction Engineer / Civil Estimator job opening for our Panama City operations.  As one of Florida’s premier heavy civil contractors, C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc., provides the finest quality asphalt paving and highway construction projects throughout the state.

The Construction Engineer / Civil Estimator will be responsible for performing the essential functions described below under the direct supervision of the Area Manager. This is a full-time position and on-the-job training will be provided.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review tender documents, plans and specifications
  • Perform detailed quantity take-offs using AGTEK and Bluebeam
  • Solicit and receive quotes from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Attend site visits and take field measurements as required for preparing quotations
  • Responsible for Contact Management (CRM) database entry and maintenance
  • Review all plans and specifications, permits, set of drawings, and owner requirements with Estimator
  • Prepare bid proposal
  • Prepare drawing list (put documents in appropriate files)
  • Process and distribute all R.F.I.s for estimating and job addendums
  • Respond to all subcontractor inquiries in relation to bids
  • Prepare subcontractor comparison sheets for evaluation
  • Prepare estimate turnovers for project managers
  • Assist estimator in generating scope of work for all trades
  • Prepare Owner / PM bid books
  • Prepare post‐bid buyouts
  • Prepare call list and follow up for coverage
  • Develop and maintain positive client/subcontractor relationships
  • Estimate projects using HCSS Heavy Bid software
  • Assist field management with cost controls and change orders


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required, Civil Engineering preferred
  • Must be proficient in Excel
  • Ability to organize and manage time and duties efficiently
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Employer conducts drug screening and background check
  • Florida driver’s license required as estimators frequently travel to and from the office

To Apply:

  • Click the “Apply Now” button below to complete an application online
  • Send resume to
  • Or apply in person or by mail to:  C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc. 1603 Bay Avenue Panama City FL 32405

We offer competitive salaries and fringe benefits. 

EOE/AA, DFWP, We Honor Those Who Have Served.

Position open until filled.